shutoff head

shutoff head

[′shət‚ȯf ‚hed]
(mechanical engineering)
The pressure developed in a centrifugal or axial flow pump when there is zero flow through the system.
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The 8 inch by 8 inch pump size passes 3-inch compressible solids, has 175 foot shutoff head, and at 1.
Shutoff head for the PT6TPA is 140 feet with a maximum pumping capacity of 1,300 gpm.